The Health Informatics Specialist will provide Health informatics development and management to NASCP by leveraging on technology and data management principles to enhance healthcare processes, decision-making, and patient outcomes. Ensuring accurate, timely, and complete reporting of programmatic information on the Global Fund grants


<ul> <li>Development and management of various HI/IT solutions to enhance performance</li> <li>Work with different stakeholders to manage and analyze health data</li> <li>Implementing and maintaining health information systems</li> <li>Develop and optimize electronic health records systems</li> <li>Work to build a health informatic system for data collecting and reporting.</li> <li>Provide training and support to the NASCP SI component on the use of health informatics tools and systems, promoting their adoption and usage.</li> </ul>

Qualifications & Skills:

<p><strong>Academic Qualifications</strong></p> <ul> <li>Advanced degree in software engineering, AI, relevant engineering, HI, IT fields, &nbsp;mathematics, coding related field, Epidemiology or equivalent with 7 years substantive experience in developing, deploying and/or advising on ICT solutions, preferably with development organisation and/or public sector organization.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Experience</strong></p> <ul> <li>Experience in developing, evaluating, and advising on IT systems and platforms for business operations. Thorough knowledge of process automation, project management and ICT.</li> <li>Experience with software and HI/IT solutions development and management</li> <li>Training on or demonstrated experience of security audit, infrastructure, and network design.</li> <li>Experience of monitoring and managing ICT systems and infrastructure for an IT project including database management, Storage Area Network (SAN), network, firewall etc.</li> <li>Experience in evaluating business processes, portfolio management &amp; information system needs.</li> <li>Excellent knowledge of Information Systems, ICT best practices, and current application development methodologies.</li> <li>Deep knowledge of Content Management System (CMS) and Full-stack development.</li> <li>Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with individuals of different cultural backgrounds, fluency in English is required.</li> <li>Ability to code programming language like python, HTML, Java, R,&nbsp; Javascript, e.t.c</li> <li>Experience carrying out similar tasks for development organizations like Palladium is highly desired.</li> <li>Experience in designing and deploying complex ICT infrastructure, including databases, networks and security;</li> <li>Experience in advising senior counterparts on ICT issues and solutions;</li> <li>Extensive knowledge of election processes, related ICT solutions and the opportunities and risks involved in deploying them;</li> <li>Experience in designing and managing complex ICT projects;</li> <li>Ability to ensure effective coordination with multiple stakeholders;</li> <li>Ability to deliver time-sensitive projects with tight deadlines;</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information appropriately</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information to non-specialist audiences</li> <li>Training on or demonstrated experience of security audit, infrastructure, and network design.</li> </ul>


<ul> <li>Establish and document software development guidelines, coding standards, and conducting training sessions as needed;</li> <li>Ensure that NASCP uses a more secure safe and coded programming language</li> <li>Provide technical support to healthcare staff for using information systems effectively</li> <li>Conduct training sessions on new health technologies</li> </ul>

Contracting & Accountability:

The officer will be accountable to the NASCP Head SI .


S/he will be paid competitive fees for the agreed duration based on qualification and experience.


Deadline for submission of application for this position is Thu Dec 14 2023 23:59:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time). Any application sent in after the set deadline will be disqualified.